Maggie
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
MAG-ee
Meaning
Pearl
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Maggie is a diminutive of Margaret. Margaret originates in Greek language and means "pearl". It is derived from the Greek word margarites. One of the most famous bearers of this name is probably the former Conservative Prime Minister of the UK Margaret Thatcher, nicknamed the "Iron Lady". The name has become popular again recently after decrease in usage within the 20th century and currently is one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal - actress
Maggie Anderson - writer
Maggie Davis - published author
Maggie Fry - published author
Maggie Gee - writer
Maggie Grace - actress
Maggie Nichols - jazz artist
Maggie Rizer - model
Maggie Smith - actress
Maggie Stiefvater - writer

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